History ComicBook / SgtRock

19th Jun '16 1:13:55 PM t209
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* ArmchairMilitary: One issue of Sergeant Rock had him attached with TheCaptain who espoused the values of logistics and advanced weaponry until he was [[ThisIsReality shown]] the [[WarIsHell violent nature of war]].
5th Jun '16 12:54:37 PM moloch
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[[WordOfGod According to]] co-creator Creator/BobKanigher, Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.

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[[WordOfGod According to]] co-creator Creator/BobKanigher, Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, told (Kanigher, alas, died in 2002), but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.
5th Jun '16 12:53:46 PM moloch
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[[WordOfGod According to]] co-creator [[Creator/BobKanigher]], Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.

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[[WordOfGod According to]] co-creator [[Creator/BobKanigher]], Creator/BobKanigher, Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.
5th Jun '16 12:53:24 PM moloch
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[[WordOfGod According to co-creator Bob Kanigher]], Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.

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[[WordOfGod According to to]] co-creator Bob Kanigher]], [[Creator/BobKanigher]], Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.
5th Jun '16 11:20:45 AM moloch
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* ContinuitySnarl: Don't think too hard about "Zany" Bob Haney's ''The Brave & The Bold'' issues where Rock meets Batman in the present day, and how they fit into Rock's broader continuity.

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* ContinuitySnarl: Don't think too hard about "Zany" Bob Haney's ''The Brave & The Bold'' issues where Rock (apparently the same age) meets Batman in the present day, and how they fit into Rock's broader continuity.
5th Jun '16 11:18:03 AM moloch
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''Sgt. Rock'' is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] Creator/DCComics war feature, set in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. The titular character first appeared in ''"Our Army at War''" #81 (April, 1959), created by writer Bob Kanigher and artist Joe Kubert. Rock became DC's most prominent recurring war character, in a genre where one-shot stories with non-recurring characters were the norm.

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''Sgt. Rock'' is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] Creator/DCComics war feature, set in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. The titular character first appeared in ''"Our Army at War''" #81 (April, 1959), created by writer Bob Kanigher Creator/BobKanigher and artist Joe Kubert. Rock became DC's most prominent recurring war character, in a genre where one-shot stories with non-recurring characters were the norm.
26th Dec '15 9:13:23 PM nombretomado
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During [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the Silver Age]], Sgt. Rock often had {{Crossover}} stories with DC's other recurring war features, including ''TheHauntedTank'', Johnny Cloud, and Mademoiselle Marie. Inevitably, Rock eventually met Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, and other DC superhero characters - sometimes in stories involving time travel, but sometimes with a "present-day" Rock. He even appeared in DC's quintessential CrisisCrossover, ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.

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During [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the Silver Age]], Sgt. Rock often had {{Crossover}} stories with DC's other recurring war features, including ''TheHauntedTank'', Johnny Cloud, and Mademoiselle Marie. Inevitably, Rock eventually met Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, and other DC superhero characters - sometimes in stories involving time travel, but sometimes with a "present-day" Rock. He even appeared in DC's quintessential CrisisCrossover, ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.
25th Apr '15 4:33:00 AM moloch
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* ContinuitySnarl: Don't think too hard about "Zany" Bob Haney's ''The Brave & The Bold'' issues where Rock meets Batman in the present day, and how they fit into Rock's broader continuity.



* TheMultiverse: During [[UsefulNotes/TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks the Bronze Age]], fans occasionally debated whether Rock's adventures took place on Earth-1, Earth-2, both, or neither.

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* TheMultiverse: During [[UsefulNotes/TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks the Bronze Age]], fans occasionally debated whether Rock's adventures took place on Earth-1, Earth-2, both, or neither.
10th Mar '15 9:20:20 PM nombretomado
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* TheMultiverse: During [[TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks the Bronze Age]], fans occasionally debated whether Rock's adventures took place on Earth-1, Earth-2, both, or neither.

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* TheMultiverse: During [[TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks the Bronze Age]], fans occasionally debated whether Rock's adventures took place on Earth-1, Earth-2, both, or neither.
30th Jan '14 9:47:09 AM LadyMomus
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''Sgt. Rock'' is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] DCComics war feature, set in WorldWarII. The titular character first appeared in ''"Our Army at War''" #81 (April, 1959), created by writer Bob Kanigher and artist Joe Kubert. Rock became DC's most prominent recurring war character, in a genre where one-shot stories with non-recurring characters were the norm.

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''Sgt. Rock'' is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] DCComics Creator/DCComics war feature, set in WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. The titular character first appeared in ''"Our Army at War''" #81 (April, 1959), created by writer Bob Kanigher and artist Joe Kubert. Rock became DC's most prominent recurring war character, in a genre where one-shot stories with non-recurring characters were the norm.



During [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the Silver Age]], Sgt. Rock often had {{Crossover}} stories with DC's other recurring war features, including ''TheHauntedTank'', Johnny Cloud, and Mademoiselle Marie. Inevitably, Rock eventually met Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, and other DC superhero characters - sometimes in stories involving time travel, but sometimes with a "present-day" Rock. He even appeared in DC's quintessential CrisisCrossover, ''CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.

[[WordOfGod According to co-creator Bob Kanigher]], Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.

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During [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks the Silver Age]], Sgt. Rock often had {{Crossover}} stories with DC's other recurring war features, including ''TheHauntedTank'', Johnny Cloud, and Mademoiselle Marie. Inevitably, Rock eventually met Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}, and other DC superhero characters - sometimes in stories involving time travel, but sometimes with a "present-day" Rock. He even appeared in DC's quintessential CrisisCrossover, ''CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.

''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.

[[WordOfGod According to co-creator Bob Kanigher]], Rock died "from the last bullet fired in the last battle on the last day" of fighting in the European Theater of Operations. This "Last Sgt. Rock Story" has never actually been told, but a 2010 story in ''DCUniverseLegacies'' ''ComicBook/DCUniverseLegacies'' established it as {{Canon}} for the first time.



Sgt. Rock appeared in animated form in the ''JusticeLeague'' episode "The Savage Time." While a live action film version has often been discussed (both Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger and BruceWillis were attached at various times), no project ever made it out of DevelopmentHell.

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Sgt. Rock appeared in animated form in the ''JusticeLeague'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' episode "The Savage Time." While a live action film version has often been discussed (both Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger and BruceWillis Creator/BruceWillis were attached at various times), no project ever made it out of DevelopmentHell.



* CrisisCrossover: Easy Company was involved in ''CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''. The scene of the Joes attempting to size up Comicbook/SwampThing on the Monitor's satellite was priceless.

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* CrisisCrossover: Easy Company was involved in ''CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''.''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''. The scene of the Joes attempting to size up Comicbook/SwampThing on the Monitor's satellite was priceless.



* GuestStarPartyMember: Thanks to time travel and amnesia, ''{{Superman}}'' was briefly a member of Easy!
* HeHadAName / ThatManIsDead: In ''SgtRock: Between Hell and a Hard Place'', after a soldier lost a comrade in battle, he is upset when Sgt. Rock gives everyone nicknames. He invokes this trope to call in Rock’s apparent callousness. (''He had a name, and worked in a Steel Mill''). Rock then defies this trope it explaining that they are at war, and that war needs them to be other men that they were:

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* GuestStarPartyMember: Thanks to time travel and amnesia, ''{{Superman}}'' ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' was briefly a member of Easy!
* HeHadAName / ThatManIsDead: In ''SgtRock: ''ComicBook/SgtRock: Between Hell and a Hard Place'', after a soldier lost a comrade in battle, he is upset when Sgt. Rock gives everyone nicknames. He invokes this trope to call in Rock’s apparent callousness. (''He had a name, and worked in a Steel Mill''). Rock then defies this trope it explaining that they are at war, and that war needs them to be other men that they were:
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